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Gender: Male Meaning of Carver: "wood carver" Origin of Carver: English

The name Carver is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wood carver". Carver and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

From the experts:

Carver is an occupational name with an artistic bent, as is the newly arrived Painter, which has a fresher feel than the 1990's Carter. It also has eminent last-name links to botanist and educator George Washington Carver and short story master Raymond Carver.

Carver appears as a character in the R. D. Blackmore classic Lorna Doone.

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Famous People Named Carver

Pop Culture References for the name Carver

Carver Doone, villain in "Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor" by R.D. Blackmore
Carver Descartes, character on "The Weekenders"
Carver, FEMALE character in "Bring It On" (2000)
Carver Edlund, pseudonym of Chuck Shurley, character on TV's "Supernatural"
Carver Hawke, brother of the protagonist in the video game "Dragon Age II"
Carver, character in video game "Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation"
Carver Briggs, character in "Goodbye Days" by Jeff Zentner
Carver family in TV's "Chasing Life"